Formatting portable disk to FAT32

Ever tried formatting a portable hard disk to FAT32? No option for FAT32?
Well, Microsoft did it there. They’ve limited FAT32 to drives that are just 32GB or below in size. For anything above that, all you’ll get as an option are NTFS and exFAT. Nothing wrong with that, except the fact that there are not many devices (DVD players, car stereo etc) that can read NTFS and exFAT is even worse when it comes to support. It’s just too new for any kind of support.

So only way to do it, is by using a specialized tool called “fat32format”.

fat32format homepage and instructions:

fat32format download:
fat32format download (official)
fat32format download (mirror)

Just formatted my WD My Passport 250GB with fat32format tool and it worked like a charm. Thanks to guys from RidgeCrop who made this little program.


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